Book Reviews

Welcome to Novofemina’s Summer Book Reviews.  Every week all summer long I review a book…in search of a greater understanding of transition.  Summer 2013 is the 3rd summer of review.  An index of all reviews is below!  Let us know what you think!

2013 Summer Book Reviews!

#27: Lean In by Sheryl Sandberg

#28: Getting to 50/50:  Sharon Meers and Joanna Strober

# 29: Getting Even: Why Women Don’t Get Paid Like Men – And What To Do About It by Evelyn Murphy with EJ Graff

#30: Eleven Rings: The Soul of Success by Phil Jackson with Hugh Delehanty

#31: Listening Below the Noise: A Meditation on the Practice of Silence by Anne LeClaire

#32: Composing a Life by Mary Catherine Bateson

2012 Summer Book Reviews!

#15 How Will You Measure Your Life?  by Clayton Christensen

#16 Confidence by Rosabeth Moss Kanter

#17 Basic Black by Cathie Black

#18 Dancing on the Glass Ceiling by Candy Deemer and Nancy Fredericks

#19 Leading Change by John Kotter

#20 The Happiness Project by Gretchen Rubin

#21 A Room of One’s Own by Virginia Woolf

#22 The Way of Transition by William Bridges

#23 Odd Girl Out by Rachel Simmons

#24 Smart Women Don’t Retire – They Break Free by Gail Rentsch and The Transition Network

#25  Meeting at the Crossroads:  Women’s Psychology and Girls’ Development by Lyn Mikel Brown and Carol Gilligan

#26 Smart Women Embrace Transitions by Sheri Keys McConnell

2011 Summer Book Reviews!

From Memorial Day to Labor Day 2011 Novofemina reviewed thirteen books on Women’s Transition.  One a week.  There were outstanding books, like Anna Fels’ Necessary Dreams, and others that didn’t quite make that category.  Take a look.  There is also a Summer Book Review Finale.  Enjoy!

Our readers enjoy the book reviews so much…we’ve added a Thanksgiving treat below.  Take a look!


#1: Glass Ceilings & 100 Hour Couples by Dianne Shandy and Karine Moe

#2: Transitions: Making Sense of Life’s Changes by William Bridges

#3: The Art of Possibility by Rosamund Stone Zander and Benjamin Zander

#4: Back on the Career Track by Carol Fishman Cohen and Vivian Stein Rabin

#5: It’s Up to the Women by Eleanor Roosevelt

#6: Off-Ramps & On-Ramps by Sylvia Ann Hewlett

#7: Steering by Starlight by Martha Beck

#8: Necessary Dreams by Anna Fels

#9 Working Identity by Herminia Ibarra

#10 The Price of Motherhood by Ann Crittenden

#11 It Takes a Village by Hillary Rodham Clinton

#12 Women in Career & Life Transitions by Sandy Anderson

#13 A Gift from the Sea by Anne Morrow Lindbergh

Summer Book Review Finale: Learnings? by Linda Rossetti

Thanksgiving Treat!

Her Place at the Table by Deborah Kolb

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